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China’s top legislator meets Cambodian Senate president

China's top legislator Li Zhanshu on Wednesday met with Samdech Say Chhum, president of Cambodia's senate, vowing to further advance bilateral ties.

Garment manufacturers group urges EU not to suspend trade preferences for Cambodia

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has called on the European Union (EU) not to suspend trade preferences for Cambodia, saying that any sanctions may spell adverse impacts on the lives of workers and their families.

Construction investment in Cambodia slows down in first 9 months

Cambodia's construction sector attracted a total investment of 4.82 billion U.S. dollars in the first nine months of this year, down 14 percent over the same period last year, according to the latest report on Thursday.

Chinese experts offer training course to Cambodian agriculture officials

A group of five senior Chinese experts has been providing a training course to some 210 Cambodian agriculture officials on the management and technology of agriculture machinery, product processing, horticulture and food safety.

Cambodia targets 15 mln foreign tourists in 2030: tourism minister

Cambodia is expected to attract 10 million international tourists in 2025 and up to 15 million in 2030, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said on Thursday.

Buffalo race, revival of age-old tradition in Cambodia

With their heads and horns covered in sparkling decorations, water buffalos were raced here at Vihear Sour pagoda on Tuesday in a bid to preserve the almost a century old tradition.

UNDP says poverty rate in Cambodia falling at rapid pace

Poverty rate in Cambodia has fallen dramatically over the last two decades, said a joint statement released by Cambodia's Ministry of Planning and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Monday.

International cycling race to be staged in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia

Vietnamese cyclists will compete at a tournament slated for Dec. 10-22 in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, the event organizers said Sunday.

Critically endangered royal turtles in Cambodia on recovery: conservationist group

After their release in November last year into their natural habitat in Sre Ambel river in southwest Cambodia's Koh Kong province, all 25 nearly-extinct royal turtles have been detected, a conservationist group said on Friday.

Cambodian PM to pay working visit to Japan

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will pay a working visit to Japan from Oct. 6-10, according to a foreign ministry statement on Thursday.

Cambodia donates 200,000 USD to Indonesia for earthquake, tsunami victims

Cambodia on Tuesday donated 200,000 U.S. dollars to earthquake and tsunami-hit Indonesia, according to a foreign ministry statement.

Cambodian parliament president hails excellent ties with China

Cambodian National Assembly's President Samdech Heng Samrin on Friday praised the excellent ties and cooperation between Cambodia and China, a spokesman said.

Cambodia sees increase in landmine/UXO casualties in 8 months

The number of casualties from landmines and unexploded ordnances (UXOs) in Cambodia had increased in the first eight months of 2018, a Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) report showed on Thursday.

Cambodia to provide more support to children without family care

Cambodia's Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY) on Thursday released two important publications to guide the ongoing national efforts to reform its child care system.

ADB retains forecast of 7 pct economic growth for Cambodia this year

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) forecast Cambodia's gross domestic product (GDP) growth to maintain its strong momentum in 2018 with strong performances expected in exports and domestic demand, said its press release on Wednesday.

Spotlight: Business leaders seek ways to boost China-Cambodia economic cooperation, trade to new high

Cambodian and Chinese business leaders met here on Wednesday at the first-ever Boao Forum for Asia-Phnom Penh Conference, exploring ways to bring the Sino-Cambodian economic cooperation and trade into a new era.

Cambodia’s current development cannot be achieved without Chinese help: deputy PM

Cambodia's remarkable progress today could not be achieved without China's help and support, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong said here on Tuesday.

Multidimensional poverty continues to fall in Cambodia, but around 35 pct of population still...

Multidimensional poverty continued to fall, but around 35 percent of all Cambodians remained poor, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Cambodia said in a press release on Tuesday.

Cambodia, China’s Panzhou city business forum held in Phnom Penh

A business forum between Cambodia and Panzhou city, China's Guizhou Province was held here Friday, aiming at promoting ties in economy, trade, investment and tourism, officials said.

Chinese president, wife visit Cambodian King, Queen Mother

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan on Wednesday visited Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, ahead of the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, in Beijing.